Legal notice

This Website is published by:

  • Manufacture Française des Pneumatiques Michelin
    Place des Carmes Déchaux
    63040 Clermont-Ferrand Cedex 9
    France
    Telephone: (33) 4 73 32 20 00 Fax: (33) 4 73 32 22 02
    A partnership limited by shares with a capital of €504,000,004
    Clermont Ferrand Trade and Companies Registry Number 855 200 507
    SIREN Number 855 200 507
    Vat Number FR33855200507

Please read this legal notice carefully before consulting this Website.

ARTICLE 1: PURPOSE

 

The purpose of this legal notice is to set out the conditions under which Michelin makes this Website available to you and the terms and conditions governing your access to and use thereof. Your use of the Website is subject to your compliance with this legal notice, which Michelin reserves the right to amend or update at any given time. By accessing and using the Website, you are agreeing to be bound by the terms and conditions of this legal notice as well as of Michelin’s privacy and personal data protection policy.

ARTICLE 2: WEBSITE ACCESS

 

Michelin endeavors to ensure the Website remains available, without however being bound by any obligation to do so. Access to the Website may be modified or temporarily suspended for the purposes of maintenance, updating or any other reason, notably of a technical or legal nature. Michelin is on no account liable for these disruptions or any ensuing consequences for the user.
You undertake to refrain from accessing the Website, and in particular any interactive services it may offer, in a fraudulent manner.

ARTICLE 3: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

 

The content (which shall include but not be limited to information, texts, graphs, data, images, photos, visuals, videos and sound tracks as well as the form of all said components and the actual Website itself) is protected by copyright and/or other intellectual property rights. The content is the exclusive property of its publisher. Any copy, reproduction, representation, use, adaptation, alteration, modification, translation or dissemination of the content, whether in full or in part, whether it belongs to Michelin or to a third party that has granted Michelin the rights thereto, by any process whatsoever, is unlawful, notwithstanding the limited rights granted to the user under Article 4 hereinbelow and/or any private copy reserved for the exclusive use of its holder. The content of this Website is subject to modification without notice and is published without any warranty whatsoever, whether express or implied, and may not give rise to any entitlement to compensation. The content is protected by copyright © 1997-2014 Michelin or copyright of its partners. The logos are registered trademarks.

ARTICLE 4: USE OF CONTENT

 

Any tampering with content, modification thereof or use of the content for any purpose other than that for which it was authorized constitutes an infringement of the property rights of Michelin or third parties.
Michelin grants you the right to download and share the content subject to the following conditions: (I) if a download function is available, (II) if it is used for non-commercial purposes (III) and in good faith and (IV) if both the proprietary notices as well as the on-line publication date appearing in the content are left intact, where such information is shown. This right must in no way be interpreted as conferring a license, in particular pertaining to a brand or logo.

ARTICLE 5: ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION

 

To exchange information by e-mail with Michelin, you must fill in the e-mail forms available on the Website. Michelin’s responses to e-mails, and the provision of access to the Website and its content may not be deemed to represent or to constitute proof of any advertising, promotional or sales activity in the country where the user is located.

ARTICLE 6 : PROTECTION DES DONNEES A CARACTERE PERSONNEL 

 

D’une façon générale, vous pouvez visiter notre Site sans avoir à décliner votre identité et à fournir des informations personnelles vous concernant. Cependant, Michelin peut parfois vous demander des informations, par exemple, pour répondre à une demande de votre part, vous fournir un service, traiter une commande, ou à des fins de marketing. 
Les données collectées par l’intermédiaire de notre Site sont destinées à Michelin ainsi qu’à ses partenaires sélectionnés et/ou aux prestataires auxquels il fait appel. 
Afin de vous offrir un meilleur service, Michelin recueille des données anonymes relatives à votre navigation sur notre Site (pages consultées, date et heure de consultation…). Michelin peut se servir de ces données afin d’analyser des tendances ou d’établir des statistiques et des mesures d’audience du Site. Nous vous informons que vous pouvez vous opposer à l’enregistrement de ces cookies. Cependant, si vous choisissez de refuser les cookies, vous pourrez ne pas être en mesure d’accéder à certaines parties de notre Site. 
Concernant les données à caractère personnel que vous seriez amenés à nous communiquer, vous bénéficiez d'un droit d'accès, de rectification et de suppression, conformément à la loi française Informatique et Libertés n°78-17 du 6 janvier 1978, modifiée par la loi n°2004-810 du 6 août 2004. 
Vous pouvez également vous opposer sans frais à ce que vos données soient collectées et traitées par Michelin. Par ailleurs, vous bénéficiez d’un droit d’opposition à ce que vos données soient utilisées à des fins de prospection, notamment commerciale, en vertu de la loi Informatique et Libertés. 
Pour exercer ces droits, il vous suffit de nous envoyer un courrier à l’adresse suivante :

 

Manufacture Française des Pneumatiques Michelin
Service Consommateurs Michelin
Place des Carmes-Déchaux
63040 CLERMONT-FERRAND CEDEX 9

 

Notre Site peut contenir des liens vers d’autres sites. Nous vous informons que Michelin ne partage pas vos données à caractère personnel avec ces sites. Nous vous avisons que lorsque vous quittez notre Site, vous pouvez être soumis à d’autres pratiques en matière de protection des données à caractère personnel, sur lesquelles Michelin n’a aucun contrôle et n’engage pas sa responsabilité. 
Pour plus d’informations, veuillez vous reporter aux pratiques de Michelin en matière de Données Personnelles.

ARTICLE 7: WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY

 

The content published on the Website is provided “as is”, without any warranty, express or implied, of any nature whatsoever. Michelin reserves the right to amend, correct, suspend and/or delete the content or access to the Website at any given time, without prior notice. Michelin may not be held liable in the event of any contamination of your computer equipment resulting from the propagation of viruses or other IT infections. It is your responsibility to take all appropriate measures in order to protect your computer equipment.
Michelin, its employees, suppliers or partners mentioned on the Website may not in any event be held liable, under a contractual, tort or any other claim, for any damage, whether direct or indirect, incidental or consequential, or of any nature whatsoever, or for any loss, in particular of financial or commercial nature, resulting from the use of the Website or any information whatsoever obtained therefrom.
It is strictly prohibited to create a hyperlink to illegal content as defined in Article 8.2. The Website may contain simple or embedded links towards the websites of Michelin partners or of third parties, with the authorization of the latter for embedded links. Michelin does not have any control over these websites and accordingly bears no responsibility whatsoever as to their accessibility, relevance, availability, content, advertising, products and/or the services available on or from these websites. Consequently, Michelin shall not bear any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect damage which might result from your access to or use of the partners’ websites or for failure by these websites to comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

Michelin is under no obligation to verify users’ content published on its Website. Michelin declines all responsibility arising from said content and the verification thereof. The user is solely responsible for any adverse consequences arising from the content posted. However, Michelin is entitled to perform any checks it might feel fit on all or part of said content, prior to or subsequent to its publication. The user is solely responsible for the content of any material submitted to the Website. You represent that you hold all the necessary rights and authorizations to the content that you post. The user agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Michelin from and against all complaints, claims, legal action or appeals filed by third parties alleging that all of part of the content published by or on behalf of the user on the Website is unlawful, violates applicable laws or regulations, undermines law and order, is contrary to generally accepted moral principles, fails to comply with this legal notice, is prejudicial to any third party or infringes their rights. In the event of Michelin being convicted following a lawsuit brought on such grounds, the user having published said litigious content undertakes to reimburse Michelin for all and any damages awarded against Michelin including all legal expenses and lawyers’ fees.

ARTICLE 8: INTERACTIVE SERVICES

 

Michelin may provide services which are intended to allow users to participate interactively on the Website including but not limited to participation in forums, contribution to on-line debates, posting of comments and/or articles, voting for content or establishment of an interface with an account on a social network. The use of interactive services may be subject to prior registration by means of completion of a form. This registration leads to the creation of an account with a personal password. You may be required to provide your password to log in to benefit from certain services. Your password must therefore remain strictly confidential. You agree to notify Michelin forthwith in the event of your password being forgotten or stolen. Personal data is processed as laid down in the provisions of Article 6 "Protection of Personal Data" hereinabove. You may request that the moderator modifies or removes any content published in your name at any time by indicating the date of publication and the subject matter. It is strictly forbidden to publish any content on the Website, of any type whatsoever, which violates applicable laws or regulations, undermines law and order or generally accepted moral principles, is detrimental to others or in breach of their rights and, in particular, content which is defamatory, offensive, obscene, discriminatory, threatening, contrary to the spirit of the Website, infringes any intellectual property rights of any other person, makes unauthorized use of a third party’s personal data, utilizes another’s image without that person’s express consent or invades their privacy. You acknowledge having been notified that moderation is used in order to verify or remove any content published by the users of interactive services which may be in breach of applicable laws and regulations or which has been reported by the legal authorities as such, without any entitlement to claim compensation in any form whatsoever. Failure to comply with the provisions of this legal notice may result in our taking the following actions: removal of all or part of any material submitted by you to our Website, suspension of your account for 8 weeks or shutting down of your account and withdrawal of your right to register on any Michelin websites. You may also notify Michelin of the publication of any illegal content on the Website which may come to your attention by clicking on “contact”. You may be held liable in the event of misuse of this function.

Website publisher: Manufacture Française des Pneumatiques Michelin

Publication Director: Claire Dorland-Clauzel, Executive Vice President Brands and External Relations.

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